As Executive Director of The Nature Conservancy in Florida, Temperince Morgan heads a team of scientists, conservation practitioners, policy experts, and support staff focused on protecting Florida’s vast and iconic natural resources. As Florida continues to experience rapid growth and increasing climate change impacts, the Chapter is focused on tackling the key challenges facing nature and people in the coming years including coastal resilience, land and water resource protection, and sustainable development.
As a native of Florida, Morgan has a long and distinguished career in public service working on some of Florida’s most critical environmental restoration and water resources issues. Most recently, she served as Director of Everglades Policy and Coordination at the South Florida Water Management District, where she was oversaw Florida’s multi-billion dollar Everglades Restoration Program and associated partnership with the Federal Government. Prior to that, Temperince worked for the Department of Environmental Protection where she managed environmental restoration and water quality standard related programs.
Temperince is based out of the Florida Chapter’s headquarters in Orlando, and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and three dogs.